Major South Bay Car Burglary Ring BustedNearly two-dozen alleged members and affiliates of a West Oakland gang have been charged in a car burglary ring that has struck across the Bay Area, the Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.
Police Use Cat To Coax Car Theft Suspect Down From San Francisco Building LedgePolice lured a suspect who ran from a CHP traffic stop and threatened to jump from a building in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood down from a ledge with a little help from a feline.
Police Recover San Ramon Man’s $110,000 MustangA Ford Mustang race car that was stolen in front of a San Ramon man’s home earlier this week has been recovered in Oakland, authorities announced Friday.
$110,000 Race Car Stolen In Front Of San Ramon HomeAn East Bay man said some crooks swiped his prized race car worth more than $100,000 from the front of his house. The owner of the car thinks he was targeted.
Watsonville Carjacking Suspects Force Driver To Stay In Trunk While They Drive For HoursPolice are seeking two suspects who allegedly carjacked a vehicle Friday night in Watsonville and ordered the driver to get inside the vehicle's trunk at gunpoint.
San Francisco Police Recover 89 Stolen Vehicles During 9-Day May CampaignPolice in San Francisco recovered 89 stolen vehicles and made 40 arrests during a nine-day concentrated enforcement period in May, during which they focused specifically on auto theft.
Alert Gym Employees Help Police Crack San Jose Auto-Theft Ring; 3 ArrestedAn elaborate car theft ring was busted in San Jose after workers at gyms caught on to the scheme.
Woman Arrested After Dozens Of Zipcars Mysteriously Disappeared In San FranciscoPolice said the service, which lets customers reserve rental cars by the hour or day in designated areas, had 76 of their vehicles mysteriously disappear over a six-week span.
More Cars Being Stolen With Keys Left Inside, California Leads Nation One week after a thief stole an idling car in Fairfield with a boy sleeping inside, prompting a statewide Amber Alert, the number of vehicles being stolen with the keys left inside is on the rise.
Suspected Car Thief Shot By Police In Concord DiesA suspected car thief who was shot and killed by police in Concord on Wednesday night after allegedly ramming a patrol car has been identified as 26-year-old Jose Avalos of Bay Point, a police lieutenant said Thursday.
Police Shoot Suspected Car Thief In Concord Shopping CenterOfficers shot a suspected car thief following a police chase in Contra Costa County Wednesday night.
2 Arrested, 5 Stolen Cars Seized In Oakland Chop Shop RaidMembers of an Alameda County auto theft task force shut down an illegal chop shop and made two arrests in an early morning probation search in Oakland this week, officials said Wednesday.